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Diskless tips - Part 2

1) In order to enable services like NFS mount and ypbind on the diskless clients edit the rc.local file in the image tree on the server like this:
[root@grid02]# more /diskless/centos44_diskless_ver_03/root/etc/rc.local
#!/bin/sh
#
# This script will be executed *after* all the other init scripts.
# You can put your own initialization stuff in here if you don't
# want to do the full Sys V style init stuff.

touch /var/lock/subsys/local

#--------added manually by Guy, 30/5/2007:
mount -t nfs 192.168.1.2:/home /home
ypdomainname WRITE_HERE_THE_DOMAIN_NAME
ypbind
ypset 192.168.1.2

2) In order to document the installation procedure, here is the files & directory structure on the server which is relevant for the pxe-boot & tftp stage:
[root@grid02 ~]# ls /tftpboot/
linux-install

[root@grid02 ~]# ls /tftpboot/linux-install/
centos44_diskless_ver_01 centos44_diskless_ver_03 pxelinux.0
centos44_diskless_ver_02 msgs pxelinux.cfg

[root@grid02 ~]# ls /tftpboot/linux-install/cent…

My first test with the IL-BGU EGEE Site

[telzur@cs-grid4 tests]$ voms-proxy-init --voms dteam
Enter GRID pass phrase:
Your identity: /C=IL/O=IUCC/OU=BGU/CN=Guy Tel-Zur
Cannot find file or dir: /home/telzur/.glite/vomses
Creating temporary proxy ........................................................ Done
Contacting lcg-voms.cern.ch:15004 [/C=CH/O=CERN/OU=GRID/CN=host/lcg-voms.cern.ch] "dteam" Done
Creating proxy .......................................................... Done
Your proxy is valid until Wed May 23 05:27:43 2007
[telzur@cs-grid4 tests]$ voms-proxy-info
subject : /C=IL/O=IUCC/OU=BGU/CN=Guy Tel-Zur/CN=proxy
issuer : /C=IL/O=IUCC/OU=BGU/CN=Guy Tel-Zur
identity : /C=IL/O=IUCC/OU=BGU/CN=Guy Tel-Zur
type : proxy
strength : 512 bits
path : /tmp/x509up_u33335
timeleft : 11:59:55
[telzur@cs-grid4 tests]$ glite-job-submit hello2.jdl

Selected Virtual Organisation name (from proxy certificate extension): dteam
Connecting to host g01.phy.bg.ac.yu, port 7772
Logging to host g01.phy.bg.ac.yu, port 9002


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Kernel Virtual Machine is working on my laptop

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I followed the instruction from: http://kvm.qumranet.com/kvmwiki/Debian on my DELL420 laptop running Ubuntu 7.04.

Here is a screen shot showing Windows-XP and CentOS5 running as guests Operating Systems (click on the image to enlarge):

Dapper Drake on a Dell Latitude D420

I used this great link for installing my wireless card on my Dell 420 using Ubuntu 7.04

Dapper Drake on a Dell Latitude D420

Excellent job.

Thanks